The most hotly anticipated event in the groomer’s calendar, the British Dog Grooming Championship, returns on Sunday 29 October, to see who will be crowned ‘Groomer of the Year’. The event takes place at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, and is organised by the British Dog Groomers’ Association (BDGA), the leading UK trade association for dog groomers.
The lead sponsor for this year’s event is Pet Dandy – a leading producer of ‘smart tags’ which help to reunite lost pets with their owners. Pet Dandy’s tags combine affordable and fashionable designs with simple, mass-market technology. They are proving to be particularly popular in the US, and are just starting out here in the UK. Pet Dandy tags are the perfect impulse buy at retail, and are ideally suited to be sold by groomers & walkers.
Each competitor and visitor to this year’s British Dog Grooming Championship will be able to get hold of their own Pet Dandy tag at the show.
One of the key focuses of the British Dog Grooming Championship is learning. The BDGA will be holding a range of top class seminars and demonstrations at the event over three rooms. The programme will be announced very shortly. This year we will introduce an ‘Education Zone’, which will feature information on courses run by PIF along with helpful tips and techniques. We will also have a representative on hand to answer any of your questions.
It’s no secret that groomers love to shop, and the great news is that the British Dog Grooming Championship will provide trade stand opportunities for dozens of businesses. Last year saw a record number of trade stands with many having already booked to come back this year. If you would like to book a trade stand at this year’s event please contact firstname.lastname@example.org – but hurry as space is filling up very fast!
Also returning after such a positive reaction last year is the ‘BDGC Bring and Buy Sale’ where you can bring along any spare/duplicate equipment that you wish to sell on the day.
Further details about the 2017 British Dog Grooming Championship, including competitor information; and seminar and visitor ticket prices, as well as sponsorship and trade stand information, are available from www.petfederation.co.uk